New York Islanders vs New York Rangers 03/17/2022 Analysis, Odds and Picks
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New York Islanders vs New York Rangers 03/17/2022 – Madison Square Garden will be the venue for a matchup between the New York Islanders and the New York Rangers on Thursday evening. The Islanders are in the sixth position of the Metropolitan Division with a record of 24-24-9. The Rangers are faring much better in the second position with a 38-17-5 record. The New York Islanders are doing much better than what the scoreboard shows and have won three out of their last five games. However, the odds are with the New York Rangers in this game according to online NHL sportsbook predictions.
New York Islanders vs New York Rangers 03/17/2022
When: Thursday, March 17, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada
New York Islanders vs New York Rangers 03/17/2022 Betting Odds:
New York Islanders
The New York Islanders are doing pretty well this season and have won three of their last five games played. In their last game, the Islanders played against Anaheim by a close score of 4-3. As a team, the New York Islanders are scoring an average of 2.7 goals in the net in each game played and making successful use of 19.4 percent of their opportunities in the powerplay. The lead scorer for the team is Brock Nelson who has scored 24 goals this season. On defense, the team is allowing opponents to score 2.7 goals in every game on average.
Players to watch: Mathew Barzal C (G 12, A 26, PTS 38), Brock Nelson C (G 24, A 12, PTS 36), Noah Dobson D (G 10, A 24, PTS 34).
New York Rangers
The New York Rangers have won five of their last eight games. As a team, the New York Rangers are scoring an average of 3 goals in every game played and making successful use of 6.8 percent of their opportunities during the powerplay. The lead scorer for the Rangers is Chris Kreider who has scored 39 goals in the net so far this season. The highest number of assists in the team is by Artemi Panarin who has 55 to his name. On defense, the New York Rangers are allowing opponents to score 2.6 goals in every game on an average.
Players to watch: Artemi Panarin LW (G 16, A 55, PTS 71), Adam Fox D (G 9, A 52, PTS 61), Mika Zibanejad C (G 24, A 37, PTS 61).
New York Islanders vs New York Rangers Betting Predictions
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Islanders’ last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Rangers’ last 5 games.
Islanders vs Rangers Betting Picks
The New York Islanders and the New York Rangers are similar in their overall gameplay. However, the two teams differ in their approach towards powerplay and the Rangers have the upper hand in this attribute. Leading sports gambling websites are predicting a win for the New York Rangers in this game.
Score Prediction: Rangers 5, Islanders 3.